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28 A lexander was not just a great general and a brave fighter. He wanted all the people in his huge empire to live together in peace. So he did not give all the important jobs to Greeks. Many Persians were appointed as governors. When he got back to Persia, he invited 90 of his officers to a mass wedding. It took place in a huge tent, held up by pillars 33 feet (10 meters) high, covered in jewels and hung with gold curtains. Here, the officers were married to Persian brides. They had no choice—Alexander’s orders had to be obeyed!
Many Persians were appointed as governors. When he got back to Persia, he invited 90 of his officers to a mass wedding. It took place in a huge tent, held up by pillars 33 feet (10 meters) high, covered in jewels and hung with gold curtains. Here, the officers were married to Persian brides. They had no choice—Alexander’s orders had to be obeyed! And besides, the emperor himself was marrying a Persian princess as his second wife. This was his way of uniting Greece and Persia. 29 30 A s Alexander grew more powerful, his dreams became grander and wilder.
31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.
Alexander the Great: The Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World (What's Their Story) by Andrew Langley